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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Flight attendants and on wages and locations for those in the field. Air transportation is the industry that employs the most Flight attendants, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Flight attendants, by average wage, is Air transportation. Flight attendants are paid most in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in Fayette County PUMA, GA.


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Demographic information on Flight attendants in the US. The average age of male Flight attendants in the workforce is 44.8 and of female Flight attendants is 45.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Flight attendants is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Flight attendants from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Flight attendants is Business but a relatively high number of Flight attendants hold a major in Communication Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Flight attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Flight attendants need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Critical Thinking, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Flight attendants need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Coordination, and Critical Thinking.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Flight attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Flight attendants are expected to see a growth of 10.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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